Insolvency Service Trace and Serve Services Contract

Insolvency Service Trace and Serve Services Contract

The Insolvency Service is procuring a 3 year contract (2 years initial term plus possible 12 month extension period) for tracing services.

United Kingdom-London: Investigation services

2017/S 222-461644

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Insolvency Service
4 Abbey Orchard Street
London
SW1P 2HT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Darrin Hook
Telephone: +44 02076376531
E-mail: darrin.hook@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-serviceAddress of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-service
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-service
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Darrin.hook@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk
4 Abbey Orchard Street
London
SW1P 2HT
United Kingdom
Contact person: D A W Hook
Telephone: +44 02076376531
E-mail: darrin.hook@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/insolvency-service

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Trace and Serve Services.

Reference number: 01

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79720000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Insolvency Service is procuring a 3 year contract (2 years initial term plus possible 12 month extension period) for tracing services.

Business areas within the Authority which may require the service, these include but may not be restricted to — Investigation and Enforcement Services (IES), Official Receiver Services (ORS), Criminal Enforcement Team (CET) and Redundancy Payment Services (RPS)

The Authority wishes to procure ‘tracing agents’ to assist with making contact with and ascertaining whether or not directors and bankrupts are present at a specific address in the UK or overseas when conducting enquiries and investigations in insolvency cases — Disqualifications and Bankruptcy restrictions Order (BROs) in IES and ORS. This service will require manual tracking and serving of documents as well as desk research and reports.

All correspondence, relating to this requirement should be sent to procurement@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk marking correspondence — Trace and serve services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79720000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Insolvency Service is procuring a 3 year contract (2 years initial term plus possible 12 month extension period) for tracing services.

Business areas within the Authority which may require the service, these include but may not be restricted to — Investigation and Enforcement Services (IES), Official Receiver Services (ORS), Criminal Enforcement Team (CET) and Redundancy Payment Services (RPS)

The Authority wishes to procure ‘tracing agents’ to assist with making contact with and ascertaining whether or not directors and bankrupts are present at a specific address in the UK or overseas when conducting enquiries and investigations in insolvency cases — Disqualifications and Bankruptcy restrictions Order (BROs) in IES and ORS. This service will require manual tracking and serving of documents as well as desk research and reports.

All correspondence, relating to this requirement should be sent to procurement@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk marking correspondence — Trace and serve services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority reserves the right to extend (as opposed to renew) any contract for a further 12 month period.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 1
Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Standard Questionnaire (SQ) formally PQQ All correspondence relating to this service needs to be sent to — procurement@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk — with the title ‘Trace and Serve Services 2018’.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

All information\documents pertaining to EOI’s and\or Tenders should be sent to procurement@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk Title should be: Trace and Serve services 2018. Suppliers wishing to receive an SQ should email this address.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As within the tender documents or at section II.1.4).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As within the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 04/12/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 15/01/2018

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

All further information will be in the Tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Insolvency Service
4 Abbey Orchard Street
London
SW1P 2HT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 02076376531
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/11/2017

 

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